Mallow family (Malvaceae)
Photo of Malva sylvestris L.
The mallow family -malvaceae - comprises about 1000 species of plants.
They are mainly herbs or little shrubs. Some of them are very important in gardening, such as genera malva or hibiscus.
Many are important as medicinal flowers.
Genus gossypium is the cotton, economically a very important fabric.
The most important ones are the following:
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